Recent Discoveries and Perspectives in Human Evolution

Papers arising from ‘Exploring Human Origins: Exciting Discoveries at the Start of the 21st Century’ Manchester 2013

Anek R. Sankhyan


The present volume is based on research articles submitted as part of an international conference Exploring Human Origins: Exciting discoveries at the start of the 21st Century’, 5-10 August 2013 in Manchester, UK, under the auspices of the InternationalUnion of the Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences (IUAES). The main focus of these papers was to record the more recent fossil, archaeological and genomic discoveries in the field of human origins and evolution, besides a few very significant ones made in 1990s. This volume presents the findings of various researchers that highlight different perspectives contributing to the greater understanding of human origins and ongoing evolution.